The Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) officially entered into force on 30 May 2019. As at 3 December 2020, 36 countries have approved ratification, of which 32 have deposited their instruments of ratification with the AUC. Take a look at our infographic for more on the current status of ratification.
tralac’s October 2020 newsletter focuses on trade and trade-related data matters in Africa. We highlight some of the key challenges facing the continent as well as recent analyses prepared by tralac researchers and interns
tralac is monitoring trade-related policy responses to the coronavirus pandemic. Visit our COVID-19 Resources Page to find out more about the trade-related measures being adopted by African countries, the RECs and the AU, as well as resources, analyses, news stories and publications relevant for trade and related developments on the African continent.
tralac maintains a collection of regional and national trade-related resources, including copies of the texts and annexes of regional trade agreements from the east and southern Africa RECs, the AfCFTA, TFTA and African Union, as well as regional protocols and policy documents. Click to find out more.
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- pdf A Pandemic Trade Deal: Trade and Policy Cooperation on Medical Goods - World Bank, September 2020
- pdf Integrated national financing frameworks build back better - UN DESA Policy Brief, November 2020
- pdf Extraordinary G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting Statement 13 November 2020